Overview

The Web and Multimedia Design degree program prepares students to design and deliver interactive multimedia content for web, CD, DVD, and kiosk deployment. Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to create original digital art used to integrate text, images, animation, video, and other content into effective web and interactive multimedia products.

Beginning in Fall Semester 2020, students entering the Web and Multimedia Design program are expected to own a laptop computer and a subscription to cloud-based software used in classes.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. Job titles for graduates include: web designer, web applications developer, multimedia designer/animator, multimedia designer, multimedia developer, web/multimedia project manager, user interface designer, web/multimedia graphics designer, eBusiness developer, and interactive multimedia designer.

Related Programs

Audio/Video Production (AVP)Graphic Design (GRD)Graphic Imaging Technology (GIT)

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Contribute to web and multimedia design and development teams in corporations, small businesses, public agencies, and many other work settings
  • Plan, design, implement, test, and maintain effective interactive sites and animations
  • Use industry-standard languages, including HTML, DHTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Use industry-standard tools, including Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Interactive Multimedia Designer
  • Multimedia Designer/Animator
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • Web Designer or Developer
  • Web/Multimedia Graphics Designer
  • Web/Multimedia Projects Manager

Graduate Employment Outlook

Excellent. Employment of web developers is projected to grow 20 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.

$33,000 to $68,000 annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Transfer History

  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Wilmington College

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • The Kroger Company
  • Western & Southern Life
  • Zone Communications
  • Cinmar
  • Lampros Labs
  • Great Parks
  • National REIA
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Hobsons
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

$10/hr to $14/hr

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Web and Multimedia Design (WEBM)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
WEB 111 Web Development 1 ( B) 2 3 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
MKT 115 Marketing Research for Multimedia Profes ( B) 3 0 3
ART 125 Design Principles 2 3 3
Semester 2
WEB 112 Web Development 2 ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G) 3 0 3
GRD 120 Beginning 2D Graphics: Bitmap ( T) 2 3 3
GRD 130 Beginning 2D Graphics: Vector ( T) 2 3 3
Semester 3
GRD 220 Applied 2D Graphics: Web Design ( T) 2 3 3
WEB 130 Web Programming: JavaScript ( T) 2 3 3
WEB 220 Animated and Interactive Web Content ( T) 2 3 3
COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication ( G) 3 0 3
Semester 4
MID 190 Career Preparation: Multimedia Information Design 2 0 2
WEB 200 Web Design Portfolio Review ( T) 2 3 3
MAT 120 Technical Mathematics ( G) 2 2 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 1 (T) 2 2 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 2 (T) 2 2 3
Semester 5
WEB 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Web & Multimedia Design ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 6
WEB 240 Web Development: Advanced Topics ( T) 2 3 3
XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 3 (T) 2 2 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 4 (T) 2 2 3
Total Credits: 49 80 65

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Any CRJ, ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC 3
Technical Electives 1 6
AVP 100 Introduction to Audio/Video Production 4
AVP 240 Motion Graphics/Compositing: After Effects 3
GIT 115 Adobe InDesign 3
GIT 120 Digital Photography and Imaging 3
GRD 150 Design Concepts: Typography 3
GRD 250 User Interface Design and Implementation 3
GRD 260 3D Visualization 5
IT 101 Programming 1 3
IT 111 Database Design and SQL 1 3
IT 112 Database Design and SQL 2 3
TC 235 User Experience Design and Usability Assessment 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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